Bugadi Ear Cuff


The Bugadi Ear Cuff is an elegant and stylish piece of jewelry designed to fit your ear's helix for a unique look—no piercing required. Crafted with a single garnet stone, the cuff provides a subtle yet eye-catching detail sure to make a statement. With the option to wear just one or purchase a pair, this elegant accessory is a great way to show off your style.

18K Gold on Brass with Sterling Silver posts.

1.3" x 1.1"
Weight: 5g 

Bugadis have been a popular ear ornament worn in many communities. Specifically worn in the Helix. The basic pattern is a thin, long, hollow plug with screw which is secured by little balls at both ends. Typically has silver granules with pearls, or beads hanging. Primarily seen worn by traditional Hindu communities of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. They're called  Bugudi in Karnataka, Bugadi in Maharashtra, Koppu in Tamil Nadu.

All our products are handmade using ancient lost-wax casting method by gifted artisans in Jaipur, India. Each piece is unique and made in limited quantities. Find our step-by-step process here.

Care for this piece like you would for traditional jewelry.

To avoid the wearing of your plating, remove when in contact with water, cleaning solutions, lotions and perfumes. All our pieces come with a Ziploc, silica gel pack and a handcrafted jewelry box for storage and longevity of plating.

This product will be shipped out in 1-3 business days from Calcutta, India. If you would like your order delivery expedited please email us at hi@theoliostories.com and we'll try to accommodate your request. We ship worldwide, you can find our shipping + return policies here.